July 11 Sat

Wrote to Watt, hurrying.
Mediaeval Schools 1.
Bartolomé paving the plaza with sandstone.
Jenny wrote about C.N. wanting to come.
Vyvyan sent his T.E. book.
Rosa brought two new linen shirts.
Coldish day with rain in the early morning.
Have had toothache, dull & low, over[RG] since ×××× [indecipherable] Thursday. Difficult to work. Also cut hand still painful.

Editorial Notes

1for Schools eds.

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

People Mentioned

  • Bartolomé

    Bartolomé
    The mason. WG
  • T.E.

    Lawrence, T. E.
    'Lawrence of Arabia.' Met Robert in Oxford in the early twenties. Made Robert his biographer and had him write "Lawrence and the Arabs." WG
  • Jenny

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • Catherine

    Nicholson, Catherine
    Catherine Nicholson: (1922- ) third of four children of Robert Graves and Nancy Nicholson. eds.
  • Vyvyan

    Richards, Vyvyan
    Old friend of T.E. Lawrence who owned a private press and helped RG and LR set up their own in Hammersmith (RPG pp.62-3) eds.
  • Rosa

    Rosa
    Dress maker. Also made cushions, seat covers, etc. WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • A.S. Watt & Son, Ltd.

    Watt, A.S.
    RG's literary agent: first mentioned in November, 1935; team includes: Alexander Strahan Watt, and W.P. Watt et al, who may have handled different aspects of Graves' extensive European publishing and distribution. The firm replaced Eric Pinker. K.G. When did Pinker go, and why? KG

Bibliography

    • Title: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura